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Dive into 7 of the world’s wildest pools


There’s nothing better than diving into a pool to beat the heat on a hot day. But what happens when that pool is so spectacular it takes your breath away even before your toes touch the water?

Let’s take a look at the most incredible pools around the globe.

1. Santorini, Greece

If you love the Santorini look as much as Lana from Three Birds Renovations, then you can’t go past the Perivolas Lifestyle Houses in Oia – one of the most beautiful parts of the island.

The pools in the Perivolas Lifestyle Houses will make your jaw drop. Picture: Perivolas

2. Utah, USA

Raise your hand if you fancy yourself a bit of an adventure seeker? Then Amangiri, a remote hideaway in Canyon Point, Utah, is calling your name.

A pool oasis that melts into the surrounding Utah desert? You have to see it to believe it. Picture: Amangiri

The incredible Instagram-worthy pool, which features a boulder jutting through its centre, takes in the best of the stunning natural surrounds while allowing sun-seeking hotel guests to enjoy the ultimate in luxury.

3. Koh Samui, Thailand

No, it’s not what you think – this pool is lined with incredible blood-red tiles, giving it a show-stopping aesthetic.

The Library hotel’s red tiles will have you looking twice. Picture: Design Hotels

Located on Thailand’s idyllic Koh Samui near Chaweng Beach, The Library is an elegant property that’s part of the Design Hotel’s group of impeccably styled locations around the world.

4. Singapore

This awe-inspiring infinity pool is 57 stories high, with a killer view over Singapore’s lush skyline. Surely it’s one of the most social media-friendly views in the world, right?

Marina Bay Sands’ infinity pool sits above the city skyline in Singapore. Picture: Marina Bay Sands

The friendly staff at the iconic Marina Bay Sands hotel will bring cocktails right to your sun lounger as you take a dip in the massive 150m pool.

5. Maldives

Consider yourself a true water baby? Well, you can’t go past the pools at Soneva Fushi, a drool-worthy resort in the Maldives.

The pool at the private reserve villa at the Soneva Fushi resort in the Maldives stretches around various bars and seating areas. Picture: Mark Luscombe

Many of the stunning villas boast private pools, the best of which is the nine-bedroom, 5,540sqm private reserve villa (pictured above) which even features a waterslide.

6. Dubai

Feel like your pool game is too tame lately?

Atlantis at The Palm in Dubai has a waterslide that shoots through an aquarium. Picture: Brand Atlantis

Spread across 17 epic hectares, this waterpark was voted the Middle East’s Leading Water Park at the 2016 World Travel Awards.

The waterslide starts at the top of a pyramid and speeds through a shark-filled aquarium. Omg.

7. Valparaíso, Chile

San Alfonso del Mar resort in Chile has a pool on a scale rarely seen.

At the time of building, this giant pool was the largest in the world stretching over 8 hectares in Chile, South America.

Including a Louvre-style glass pyramid and filled with water from the nearby Pacific Ocean, this pool is only available to those lucky enough to have an apartment in the neighbouring residential towers.

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